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Recalls - 1995 UTILITY FS2CHAE

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Recall Number

95V102000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE FLANGED WHEEL NUTS WERE IMPROPERLY TORQUED. THE IMPROPERLY TORQUED FLANGED WHEEL NUTS COULD CAUSE DAMAGE OR DEFORMATION TO THE HUBS, DRUMS, STUDS AND WHEELS.

Defect Consequence

THE TRAILER DUAL WHEELS COULD SEPARATE RESULTING IN INJURY TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY IN THE VICINITY.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT ALL WHEEL END ASSEMBLIES AND REPLACE ALL WHEEL STUDS AS WELL AS ANY HUBS, DRUMS, OR WHEELS WHICH SHOW DEFORMATION OR DAMAGE.

Notes

SYSTEM: WHEELS; LUGS; NUTS; BOLTS. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FLATBED CENTERFRAME TRAILER. NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT UTILITY AT 1-818-965-1541. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONALHIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


Component Description

UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Recall Number

95V113000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL WELDS ON THE CARGO TIE DOWN DEVICES WERE NOT PROPERLY WELDED.

Defect Consequence

THE CARGO TIE DOWNS CAN SEPARATE CAUSING THE LOSS OF CARGO INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT AND INJURY.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WELDS AND, IF NECESSARY, REWELD ALL IMPROPER WELDS.

Notes

SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT; OTHER PIECES. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FLATBED AND "TAUTLINER" TRAILER MODELS BUILT WITH OPTIONAL CARGO-SECURING CHAIN DEVICES RECESSED IN THE FLOOR. NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, SHOULD CONTACT UTILITY AT 1-800-423-6591. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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